First Communion instruction begins in March after the children have received the Sacrament of First Reconciliation. The children are generally in the second grade, but they can be older.
The classes for First Eucharist for 2021 will be the following Saturdays at 2:00pm:
April 10, 17 and 24
The children will be receiving the Sacrament of First Communion on Saturday at 6pm on one of the following days:
May 1, 8 22 or 29
June 5, 12, 19, or 26
Our Confirmation Preparation begins in your child's 8th grade year and is a full year of community service, worship, discussion series and a retreat.
Confirmation 2021 livestream classes continue on March 16 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm for Eighth Graders. Although they have already started, it isn't too late to register your child.
Confession is heard every Saturday from 3:00pm to 3:45pm.
You can also call the Parish Office to
schedule an appointment.
Parish Office: 973-992-9490
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
The Sacrament of Anointing is available for anyone seriously ill or of advanced age. Please contact one of the priests to
come to your home to celebrate the Sacrament.
Archdiocesan Policy requires that appointments for weddings must be made with one of our parish priests at least one year prior to the desired date. PreCana is also available at St. Raphael’s.